SUN­BURN

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Af­ter-sun prod­ucts can’t speed heal­ing, but they can pro­vide com­fort. “Aloe vera or al­co­hol cre­ate a cool­ing sen­sa­tion on con­tact with the skin. Other prod­ucts may com­bine a top­i­cal anes­thetic such as li­do­caine, or an anti-inflammatory such as hy­dro­cor­ti­sone,” says Dr. Vin­cent Richer, board cer­ti­fied der­ma­tol­o­gist at Pa­cific Derm and Van­cou­ver Gen­eral Hos­pi­tal Skin Care Cen­tre, and Clin­i­cal In­struc­tor, Univer­sity of Bri­tish Columbia.

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